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Nation and World

  • Buddhist priest will race canoe in Rio

    NAGANO, Japan (AP) — When he’s not chanting and living the austere life of a Buddhist priest, Kazuki Yazawa contemplates Olympic gold.
    July 27, 2016 - 10:47 am
  • Senator: Is Medicare drug plan vulnerable to exploitation?

    WASHINGTON — A senior senator is examining whether Medicare’s prescription drug benefit is vulnerable to manipulation by pharmaceutical companies that ...
    July 27, 2016 - 10:42 am
  • Another creep higher sends S&P 500 to record high, again

    NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another lazy drift higher for stocks and another record high.The Standa ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:13 am
  • Gunfire at teen nightclub leaves 2 dead, 17 wounded

    FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted at a nightclub hosting a swimsuit-themed party for teens in Florida, leaving two dead and at least 17 wounded, ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:08 am
  • DNC steps off in Philadelphia with huge protests, high temps

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention gets underway Monday in Philadelphia with much bigger demonstrations than the Republican conven ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:09 am
  • Munich shooter was bullied loner, planned attack for a year

    MUNICH (AP) — The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage in Munich was a withdrawn loner obsessed with playing “killer” video games in his bedroo ...
    July 25, 2016 - 11:08 am